Skills Data Input Clerk in the Avalon Peninsula Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "data input clerk" was moved from the group Data entry clerks (NOC 1422) to the group Data entry clerks (NOC 14111).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a data input clerk in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Data entry clerks (NOC 14111).

Tasks

  • Receive and register documents for data entry
  • Enter data according to specified format
  • Transfer data between software
  • Verify accuracy and completeness of data
  • Store, update and maintain databases
  • Perform backup procedures
  • Perform general office duties
  • Classify, label and store diskettes/ disks and tapes of data
  • Create digital records using a scanner
  • Transfer handwritten data to Excel or Word documents

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading

    Knowledge

  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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